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Results: 153 Article(s) Found.
Sep 01, 2015 04:11 PM
We are saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Oliver Sacks, noted neurologist and acclaimed author. The American Music Therapy Association and the entire music therapy community is deeply indebted to Dr. Sacks for his research, books, and numerous appearances around the world. His body of work helped to highlight the science behind music therapy and to shine a light on the important work of board certified music therapists.
Aug 21, 2015 04:50 PM
Board certified music therapists affiliated with University Hospitals Case Medical Center along with colleagues at Case Western Reserve University and Geisinger Health System published a study in the current issue of "Journal of Clinical Oncology" examining the use of a music therapist-facilitated perioperative protocol on outcomes among oncology patients undergoing ambulatory breast surgery.
Aug 20, 2015 02:53 PM
AMTA & CBMT are excited to announce that, on August 18, 2015, Governor Bruce Rauner of Illinois signed into law SB 1595. As a study bill, this legislation creates a Music Therapy Advisory Group charged with exploring the feasibility of regulating music therapy practice in Illinois & submitting a findings report & recommendations to the state. Many thanks to the members of the Illinois Task Force and to all music therapists in Illinois for their work, dedication, & advocacy for this legislation.
Jul 22, 2015 02:32 PM
President Obama welcomed 150 guests to a grand ADA celebration and press conference on July 20th. AMTA Executive Director, Andi Farbman, and her husband, Robert Burgdorf were among the guests at the White House celebration.
Jul 20, 2015 04:59 PM
In this AMTA-Pro podcast, Dr. Deanna Hanson-Abromeit overviews an article published in Music Therapy Perspectives, Volume 33, “A Conceptual Methodology to Define the Therapeutic Function of Music.” The article proposes an ante-hoc worksheet to articulate the Therapeutic Function of Music (TFM) Plan.
Jul 18, 2015 04:21 PM
On July 16, 2015, nearly 60 music therapists and half a dozen guests from partner-organizations gathered to discuss guidance for research in music therapy. This innovative and interesting research symposium, “IMPROVING ACCESS AND QUALITY: MUSIC THERAPY RESEARCH 2025,” included an array of topics designed to stimulate conversation and input to offer recommendations and guidance for future research to advance the profession of music therapy forward.
Jul 16, 2015 02:56 PM
Music Therapy Matters, Volume 18, Number 2 is now available for current AMTA members at​
Jul 15, 2015 05:36 PM
The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) presents an historic and innovative research symposium, “Improving Access and Quality: Music Therapy Research 2025” (MTR 2025), beginning the evening of July 16, 2015 and ending at noon on July 18. This visionary special event is designed to recommend guidance for future research in music therapy and was made possible by a generous donation from David’s Fund and Tom and Lucy Ott.
Jul 06, 2015 06:02 PM
AMTA is pleased to announce the launch of "Music Therapy Intern Supervision: A Training E-course for Intern Supervisors." This new AMTA E-course was developed by Jane Creagan and AMTA’s Association Internship Approval Committee.
Jul 02, 2015 02:42 PM
AMTA and CBMT are excited to announce that, on Wednesday, July 1, 2015, Governor Kate Brown of Oregon signed into law HB 2796. This legislation creates a music therapy license in Oregon through the Health Licensing Office. Many thanks to the members of the Oregon Task Force (Jodi Winnwalker-Chair, Lillieth Grand, Dawn Iwamasa, Laura Beer, Chris Korb, Ted Owen, Melissa Potts, and Adam Young) and to all the music therapists in Oregon for their work, dedication, and advocacy for this legislation.
Jun 24, 2015 03:31 PM
AMTA is proud to announce the increased impact factor for the Journal of Music Therapy. The 2014 Impact Factor number is 1.185!
Jun 21, 2015 12:24 AM
AMTA Celebrates Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month by Recommending Best Practices for Collaborations with “Music & Memory” Programs
Jun 11, 2015 04:59 PM
Tune in to Music Therapy @ The Bridge with Kamica King, Jennifer Ayers-Moore, and Sam Merton who discuss homelessness, homeless recovery services and how music therapy is used at a homeless recovery center in downtown Dallas. AMTA-pro is a benefit of membership in AMTA.
Jan 09, 2015 02:20 PM
The Scope of Music Therapy Practice (2015) broadly defines the range of responsibilities of a fully qualified music therapy professional with requisite education, clinical training, and board certification. Created and approved by AMTA & CBMT, this document considers the contributions, interrelationships, and interdependencies of the CBMT Scope of Practice (2010) & Code of Professional Practice, as well as the AMTA Standards of Clinical Practice, Professional Competencies, & Code of Ethics.
Nov 13, 2014 10:07 PM
President Obama recently spoke about the importance of music therapy in the recovery of a wounded warrior at "A Salute to the Troops: In Concert at the White House."
Results: 153 Article(s) Found.